On Wednesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers will host Game 3 of the 2016 NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. Game time is set 9PM ET at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Golden State leads the series 2-0.
The Cleveland Cavaliers will try to regroup and find a working solution on how to beat the defending champions Golden State Warriors in Game 3 at the comfort of their home arena. Cleveland has struggled offensively in the first two games and has turned the ball over in an alarming rate.
Lebron James and Kyrie Irving must play with much more passion and resiliency pending the availability of Kevin Love for Game 3. Kevin Love was put in the NBA's concussion protocol last Sunday after suffering dizziness for an advertent elbow to the head during a rebound play with Warriors' Harrison Barnes.
The Golden State Warriors did what they supposed to do for Games 1 and 2, protect their home court and get a 2-0 series lead. Golden State has shown what their mantra "Strength in Number" against Cleveland. The Warriors play as a collective unit and has a knack of sharing the ball to find the easiest scoring opportunities whether it is low post, transition or their dreaded 3-point shooting.
Of the wide array of offensive arsenal of the Golden State Warriors, their suffocating team defense has left Cleveland in disarray. The Warriors has disrupted Cleveland's offense with their continuous high-pressure defense.
The basketball handicappers have installed the Golden State Warriors as a 1-point favorite to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.